Fujitsu have released the first of their servers based on their new naming structure for the PRIMERGY industry standard servers. The 'RX2520' and 'TX2540' M1 servers replace the RX300 and TX150 respectively. Both machines feature dual Intel E5-2400 v2 processors, with up to 192 GB of main memory. The RX2520 occupying 2 rack units (2U) and the TX2540 holdling a standard tower form factor footprint.

RX2520 M1

Fujitsu TX2540 M1 Server

The RX2520 M1 is aimed at providing a scalable platform for essential business applications. Delivering a well balanced price:performance ratio. The modular 2U chassis provides up to 12x large form factor (3.5") drives, or 16x small form factor (SFF) drives. 5x PCIe Gen 3.0 slots, 96% effecient power supplies and an updated version of Fujitsu's iRMC (lights out management) to S4 bring the RX2520 further up to date.

TX2540 M1

Fujitsu TX2540 M1 Server

The TX2540 M1 offers the same E5-2400 v2 based system - with a maximum of 192 GB of RAM, but in a tower form factor. With its extra chassis capacity, the TX2540 is configurable with 24x hard disks, 8 more than the rack mountable version. Those with noise constraints worry not, the TX2540 can be deployed 'desk side' thanks to its minimum operational noise.

New PRIMERGY naming structure

Along with the two new servers mentioned, Fujitsu have commenced their change to a new naming structure for their industry standard Servers. Rack mounted will, and always have been called the RX. Tower, the TX. The suffix number structure will be slightly different.

The first digit indicates the number of sockets. The second, the socket platform. The third and fourth, hint to the capabilities and spec of the server. M1, denoting that this is the first generation of this server/naming structure.

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